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Gately Inn Entebbe

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2 Portal Road Botanical/Zoo Junction | Main Airport Road, Entebbe, Uganda
+256 777 555966
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I stayed here with my parents for one night to rest up before they flew home the next morning. Gately Inn is a lovely, easy, bright and airy place to relax, one would nearly forget where they are. We lounged around reading some of their magazines before meeting friends for dinner. Our room was huge and wonderfully decorated, with good... More 

Thank Maggiebui
Paris, France
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Nice ambiance in this place full of young people and backpackers. The food is average and the service is not well organised so avoid going there with too many people if you don't want to wait too long.

Thank Duncan T
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Had a steak sandwich here and it's literally the best one I've ever had. Would definitely recommend it. The breakfast is also good. Nice atmosphere and helpful staff

Thank Tim B
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Popped in for a Sunday breakfast, we were surprised at how quiet it was. only one other table arrived after we did. Breakfast was great, hot tea and good eggs. Will definitely be back.

Thank EntebbeUG
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Great food, wonderful ambience and very kind service. With free wifi! Whenever I have some time to spare before having to head to the airport I always stop here for a bite to eat whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner. And now they are offering a free coffee if you show them your flight ticket!

Thank dangusman
Toronto, Canada
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

After flying for nearly 20 hours, you want two basic things: a hot shower and a cold beer--in whatever order. But then you also want a bed that doesn't feel like a cement slab, and you want something decent to eat to compensate for all the starchy airline meals. When you have staff that rush out to take your bags... More 

Thank jtorti7
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

Very comfortable accommodations and great shower. Free WiFi and good breakfast. Décor very pleasant and comfortable.

Thank Nancy M
Winchester, Virginia
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

One of the worst hotels I've ever stayed at. They were out of chicken at the restaurant and several drinks. The rooms were hot and muggy and did not have air conditioning. The bathroom is one small room and the shower open so the water from the shower splashes on the toilet and gets the whole entire floor wet.

Thank HuntCon
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Hi fellow reviewers and readers. I left jinja on a solo trip to Entebbe. So I had to figure out places by a map page in the eye magazine. So I begun my tour by going to gately inn, I had already been to gately on Nile. Tranquil, clean and with a warm service dept ar these two places. The... More 

Thank Kibirige D
Luwewro, Uganda
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had stopped at the Gately Restaurant after our time at the Zoo. The menu reads well and the food is good but I did not feel that there was anything special or unique about the food. I felt the prices were a little high but again it is Entebbe. Clean environment, nice settings but the service needs improvement. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
International, Thai
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Portal Road Botanical/Zoo Junction | Main Airport Road, Entebbe, Uganda
  • Location: Africa  >  Uganda  >  Central Region  >  Entebbe
  • Phone Number: +256 777 555966
Relax on the sprawling terrace surrounding exotic gardens and abundant bird life. Enjoy the best espresso coffee in town or choose from the wide range of continental bistro style meals spiced by an authentic thai cuisine. Stroll through the huge African gift shop while you wait and mingle with the warm and friendly staff ready to meet your every need.'Relax, you're at Home!'....

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